• Biomedical engineering 
  • Biostatistics 
  • Data analytics 
  • Epidemiology 
  • Health informatics 
  • Health services 
  • Infectious disease 
  • Orthopaedics 
  • Rural and Indigenous health 
  • Surgery and subspecialties 
  • Trauma and critical care 

Location: Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital 

Type of student:

  • Higher Degree Research only i.e. PhD or MPhil (intercalated MD-PhD & MD-MPhil) 
  • Extra-curricular only (this represents volunteer research opportunities that students may do during spare time and holiday periods) 
  • Both HDR and Extra-curricular 
  • Honours students 
  • 4 Unit Masters of Public Health (MPH) Student 

Type of work:

  • Chart reviews 
  • Clinical work 
  • Literature review 
  • Qualitative methods 
  • Secondary data analysis 
  • Statistical analysis 
  • Systematic review 
  • Wet lab work 

Brief synopsis:

The Jamieson Trauma Institute (JTI) is a state-wide research facility based heavily on collaboration and partnerships. JTI is striving to advance trauma prevention, research, systems, and clinical management to deliver the best possible care. We work within Metro North HHS, located on-campus at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, and have a team consisting of clinicians in Orthopaedics, General Surgery and Critical Care, as well as data scientists and health economists. There are a number of opportunities at any one time for UQ MBBS students to become involved in our research, whether that be for co-curricular purpose or in pursuit of a higher degree.

Examples of current topics include
1. Orthopaedic Infection
2. Patterns of injury in trauma
3. Outcomes following trauma
4. TeleHealth using virtual reality

See our website for further information and feel free to contact to discuss what opportunity may best suit.

Prerequisite skills: None

Time frame: Not answered



Prof Michael Schuetz

Professor Michael Schuetz

Director of Jamieson Trauma Institute
Department of Orthopaedics and Trauma, RBWH

Contact person

Silvia Manzanero: